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No-nonsense Guide to Islam by Meryl Wyn Davies
Book DescriptionHow can Islam reconcile itself with the 21st century? This "No-Nonsense Guide" explains the Islamic worldview, examining the Qur'an and Islamic law (sharia), Islam in history, and Islam's relationship with the West. The authors analyze the struggle within the faith for a more humane and holistic interpretation of their religion, examine issues surrounding women rights, the absence of democracy in some Muslim countries, and economic development. This is a balanced portrayal of 'real Islam', looking beyond the common perceptions and polemical debates. It shows what Islam has achieved and shows why a better understanding of Muslims is needed throughout the world. But, it also explains why Islam needs to make itself more relevant by showing it can create just, tolerant and peaceful society, and explores the steps for reform.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781904456612
(180mm x 110mm x 100mm)
Imprint: New Internationalist Publications Ltd
Publisher: New Internationalist Publications Ltd
Publish Date: 5-Apr-2007
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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Author Biography - Meryl Wyn Davies
Ziauddin Sardar is a writer, broadcaster and cultural critic. His numerous books include 'Postmodernism and the Other' (1998), 'Orientalism' (1999), and 'The A to Z of Postmodern Life' (2002). 'Why Do People Hate America?' (2002), written with Merryl Wyn Davies, has been in the bestseller list in several countries. He is also known for his regular contributions to New Statesman magazine and to national and international newspapers. Merryl Wyn Davies is a writer, anthropologist and former producer of religious programmes for the BBC. She is the author of the highly acclaimed 'Knowing One Another: Shaping an Islamic Anthropology' (1988) and of 'Introducing Anthropology' (2002). She is the co-author, with Ziauddin Sardar, of the international bestseller 'Why Do People Hate America?' (2002), among other publications.
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